Posts Tagged‘impressionism’

Monet’s postcards

Monet's postcards

Travel is inspirational in so many ways. But, when you’re an artist it could be transferred into a beautiful pieces of art, too. So many great poems and stories were written about travel. So many beautiful paintings were inspired by it, as well. I’ve chosen here a few paintings a famous Impressionist Claude Monet made during some of his travels. Some of them really made a beautiful postcards. Monet’s postcards French painter Claude Monet travelled a lot around the Europe. He was one of the first painters that started painting outside of his studio. So, of course, he made many paintings…

Impressionists in Paris

Impressionists in Paris

Paris was a birthplace of one of the most beloved painting styles in history and even more important – the first modern style in painting – Impressionism. Here is where its members met, learned to paint together, discussed art and made some of the most beautiful paintings in history. The second half of the 19th century shaped modern Paris and made the modern art happened. So, during my recent trip to Paris I wanted to follow in their footsteps and visit some of museums with their paintings. Impressionists in Paris In the mid-19th century historical painting dominated in French art.…

My travel diary: Three days in Paris

Montmartre and Sacre Coeur

Paris is one of my favorite cities! I’m so in love in its museums, French cuisine and the vibe the city has. Since it is such a short train ride with the Thalys train from Amsterdam to Paris, I am there quite often. ga However, recently I went there for the first time on the solo trip. I wanted to write about Impressionism and its modern architecture, so I planed a shorter three days trip in Paris. Three days in Paris Day one – Fashionable Paris I catch the early train from Amsterdam so I was in Paris around 10 AM already. It…